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Women have Souls, Weapons do not: A Gender Perspective

Written by Sumudu Lankika Ginigathgala Let us travel back in time: the date is 31 October 2000. Feminist transnational advocacy networks around the world are celebrating the birth of a new resolution. This novelty is the United Nations Security Council Resolution… Continue Reading →

The People’s Vote Campaign hails a new phase of Brexit

By Cosimo and Zoe, Ambassadors to the UK If a Brexit fever-pitch has ever been reached in the UK, the third  week of October was definitely it. Firstly, expectations were high in the run-up to the October EU-Summit in Brussels,… Continue Reading →

November: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore What are the EU institutions working on? How is EU responding to the most pressing international issues? How are political parties preparing for the 2019 elections? This column provides readers with a monthly briefing on the main events… Continue Reading →

The Reversal of Democracy’s Third Wave

Written by Carlota Nunez Strutt A spectre is haunting Europe. The spectre of fascism. For a generation of babies born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, our collective consciousness associates 1989 more closely with the name of an album by… Continue Reading →

25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty : is the (political) Union entering adulthood?

The European Student Think Tank is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the implementation of the Maastricht Treaty. Members of the Board and Ambassadors are sharing their thoughts on this historical moment:   “It is today 25 years that we can… Continue Reading →

Diplomacy: The art of letting somebody else have your way

The world order established post World War II is today subject to profound modifications, highlighted by globalization and the rise of new economic powers. Economics has gradually become the principal driving force of political influence while global divisions have taken… Continue Reading →

Stories From the Heart, Food For the Soul: A Sneak Peak Into ‘HomeTelling’

  You have probably already heard that HomeTelling is famously having its book launch in Brussels next week (September 25th, European Policy Centre, 14-16 Rue de Trone, 1000 Brussels). But if you haven’t heard about it yet and wonder what… Continue Reading →

EST Board 2017-18 Graduation Statement

As the EST Board of 2017-18 graduates, former Board members reflect on their experience within the European Student Think Tank and wish the new Board all the very best for the coming term. Aurélien Pommier Having been involved in the… Continue Reading →

EST Ambassadors on the role of youth in decision-making

In or out? Open access to decision-making for all young Europeans In the context of the EST’s participation in the European Youth Event, we asked our ambassador to reflect on the theme of the workshop we held at the European… Continue Reading →

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